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more from the president. and our political analyst michael yaki will give us his take on today's developments. >> catherine: there's rain on the way this holiday weekend. this is a live look from our camera on mount tam. and a look at downtown san francisco. i'm here in the weather center with jacqueline bennet -- where is the wet weather? >> jacqueline: we are still getting some return on the radar but it is still too dry for the rain to hit the ground. it will be moving and later. as we see this offshore and wider on the satellite & radar toward the tail end of this system is approaching the coast. it is just to the west of eureka. we can see this right. it will take a dive towards the south. but we could get some of this rainfall overnight. here is a lock on futurecast. the san mateo coastline, and-look on futurecast. with santa rosa, and san rafeal. it is going and coming back over the san mateo coast towards the coast. by ted o'clock, still showers in the north bay. and towards the east bay the showers will continue early saturday morning timing it out, coming up. >> cathe
for the holidays. kron4 political analyst michael yaki is here to break down what's happening now. >> the president is on vacation, congress has been on vacation and we have been told that we could get to even hit another recession and they're going on vacation. help me understand that. >> basically, they have no deal and are still trying to reach a deal and they're not going to get a deal. >> pam: but they're still going on vacation they cannot be getting a deal if they're not in washington. i cannot know how the rest of the country can understand. >> i think they understand the president made a point that he spoke with the speaker, john boehner after meeting with harry reid. he made a big point is saying that they have tend taste left. but there is a big deal on the table but let us get real. we only have 10 days. basically kick the can is to postpone the tax increases on the middle class and and send everything to the next congress. and it is perhaps they feel good operation so the spending cuts to not go into effect and probably wanted that silly debate will start all over again now. >> pam: th
-mart is offering $75 off. stores have extended hours. macy's and michael's open until 6:00 tonight. costco and best buy until 5. target and toys "r" us until 10 p.m.. if you think that you have that last minute luck, walgreens is open all day tomorrow. speaking of procrastinating, turns out we west coasters are the biggest in the nation. 79% of us are shopping at the last minute. >> i don't think that reflects well on us. >> i'm shock, shocked! >>> just ahead, why 49ers kicker acres is being targeted. >>> san francisco children in need,;ç drive underway now and how you can help. >>> a tragedy unfolding in upstate new york where four volunteer firefighters were shot responding to a house fire, two confirm firm dead. investigators still on the scene in webster, new york a suburb of rochester. the police chief says the shooter set a trap early this morning and when crews arrived to the house fire he shot them. >> the threat has been eliminated. the shooter is believed to be deceased at the scene. we have yet to identify who the shooter is but the threat has been eliminated. the neighborhood is safe a
bullets ripped through an east bay church service on christmas eve. plus 7 on your side's michael finney will help you devise a financial plan for your taxes in the event we plunge over the >>> good evening. i'm dan ashley. after days of rain it was a real mixed bag today. some rain, some clouds, some sun. we are still drying out from the christmas day drenching and let's check in with abc 7 news meteorologist lisa argen. nice to get a break. how long will it last? >> as the day went on things sunnier and dryer. cleared out of the south bay last. a live look at live doppler 7hd. all is clear right now. talking about partly cloudy skies and the numbers are dropping quickly tonight. so just a few showers continuing to spots of the salinas landscape. otherwise we are looking at the big rainfall from the north bay from san rafael and even san francisco an inch of rain in the pastth hours. is further to the east a third in liver move. about the same napa and up to the north, not too much in santa rosa. skies cleared. talking about patchy frost in napa and sonoma and we will give you the numbe
for christmas maycl.t look great, bt how does it sound? michael finney and consumer reports look at home theater systems and the convenient option that could save you money. >>> we are still tracking the storm bringing showers to the bay area this morning. we will check back with meteorologist nike cope >>> welcome back. doppler radar across the state higher elevation snow, lower elevation scattered showers 50s until you get to l.a., palm springs and san diego, 60 there. chains in the sierra. >>> if you got a new high-def tv for christmas you might be considering a new surgeon sound system to go with it. >> mike -- new surround sound system to go with it. >> reporter: watching movies in your living room with surround sound is great, getting set-up can set you back big bucks. home theater in a box systems can save you money and hassle. consumer reports tested dozens that cost from $250 to nearly $2,000. a real movie buff getting sound that does justice to his big screen was a must. >> i was able to get digital high-definition receiver and all the speakers and the subwoofers to go with it, now i h
idaho republican michael crapo after he ran a red light. he failed a field sobriety test and booked into jail released on $1,000 bond he will be back in court january 4th. >>> mitt romney's son said his dad never wanted the top job. tag g romney said his dad was reluctantly convinced to run. he said he wanted to be president less than anyone i've met in my life. he no desire to run. tag g romney said he and his mother -- helped convinced them to run he says his father loves the country but dislikes the attention. >>> senator bickering over who is to blame for bringing the country to the edge of the year end fiscal cliff are calling on congress to get back to work thursday as soon as third christmas break is over. president obama will return from hawaii as well. gop leaders are predicting évu e new year will come out an >> reporter: some republicans lawmakers say president obama wants the country to fall off the fiscal cliff. >> we were gonna go over the cliff before, and now because it is what the president wants you cannot negotiate with someone who does not want to negotiate. >>
times" reporter michael gordon. he co-authored the book, "the generals' war: the inside story of the conflict in the gulf." michael, welcome. take us back first of all to the gulf war more than two decades ago. what was it about general schwarzkopf and what he did is that made him be regarded at least by many as a hero. >> well, this is the time in which the american military did not have the confidence of the american public the way it does now. whatever people think of the wars in afghanistan or iraq, they generally believe that the military has done its part. and that wasn't the case then. so we had an all-volunteer force. is there were a lot of weapons that had not really been tried in combat like the stealth fighter, not really in operational circumstances. and they were being put to the test. and there was also the hang over from vietnam, the vietnam syndrome when people wondered could we since vietnam was certainly not a victory, could the american military really succeed in a major conflict abroad? >> warner: so really how hard was strategy, how much did he contribute
. >>> beyond sticker price. michael finney and consumer reports with what else you should be looking at what it time to buy that new car. >>> check out doppler radar fairly quiet to most areas a few scattered rain and snow showers to our north little snow in the grapevine and snow showers in the sierra, low 40s today. 51 sacramento, increasing sun, 60 fresno and big sur, mid 60s l.a., palm springs and san diego. safe travels. here's eric and katie. >>> just about 6:24. >>> the end of the year is typically a great time to buy a new car as dealers offer deals for 2013 models. >> you should be paying attention to much more than just the sticker price. >> reporter: good morning. now is a great time to buy a 2013 car, consumer reports says you can save hundreds if you take advantage of end of the month as well as end of the year deals. there's more to getting a good price. consumer reports out with this latest list of best value cars. sticker price is one thing. how much will a car really cost? the nissan versa is one of the least expensive. poor reliability means it could cost you in the"ñ long
is this monday, bottles will be popping when the clock strikes midnight.]5jwb >> michael finney and our partners at consumer reports test taste sparkling wines to find out if you have8 a lot to get a great bottle. >> reporter: are you looking for a festive drink to serve over the holidays champagne can fill the bill but they can be pricey. sparkling wines with and without french pedigree to see if you can indulge without splurging at the register. it turns out++iñ there is cause for 4-#÷'j5áion.. wine experts at consumer reports tested 11 sparkling wines from $ to -- from $5 to $37. >> there are plenty of choices. >> reporter: consumer reports says, when it comes to sparkling wines higher price doesn't necessarily mean higher quality. four of the wines testified, including this $30 bottle of piper, a french champagne$tt2ñ weren't good enough to make the initial cut. >> they were okay. but they had off notes. we concentrated on some of the better wines. >> reporter: after swirling, sniffing and sipping, three were named consumer reports best buys. among them this blanc, smooth cost justvhz(ñ
. >> and we're learning more about the firefighters who were killed yesterday. one of them, michael chiaperini named firefighter of the year in his department. he was helping those affected by hurricane sandy. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut are trying to find joy this christmas on the heels of that massive shooting that happened at sandy hook elementary school where a gunman killed 20 young children and killed six employees at that school. so they're trying to do something in forms of celebrating but it's hard to do at this time. so they're chipping in as a community to lift their spirits. >> fortunately we have many, many kids that are still here. and it's all about the kids. and being with family. we take one hour at a time. one minute at a time. >> and here you can see one group passing out free hot chocolate, donuts, and panda bears to kids on christmas eve yesterday. also today all of the police officers in newtown, they get the day"gqç.b to be wih their families. officers from surrounding towns are going to come to newtown and cover their shifts. >>> 7:23 is the time right now. w
coming up from michael finney. stay with us. we have a lot more to get to. >>> the health of former president george hw bush is a growing concern. the 88-year-old transfered to houston methodist hospital. he's been at the center ever since a lot of month because of a chronic cough. but he's been fighting a high fever for days. this morning he was put on a liquides only diet. >> no one puts new icu because things are going well we're hoping medicine was help him turn things around. >> barbara bush spent christmas by his side, former president george w bush expected to visit incoming days. >> retailers reeling tonight after holiday sales missed marks. they were expecting shoppers to spend 2% more than last year but turns out sales grew less than 1%. very disappointing. david with, a look the impact on the economy. >> there is no doubt that this is a real blow but kboitsing to impact people making goods retailers put on shelves. dispatting growth is likely tied to conservative gifting. >> i didn't get as many gifts but smaller gifts that meant more. >> mother nature dealt blizzards and
permanent damage if it's not corrected. >> coming up next, finney's fun. >> author and reporter michael finney shows you where to find who shops here? >> people with special needs. a boss harassing you7oís at wo. those are the customers. you have people who love jazz. >> and in page 82, frederickson hardware and paint. >> we're ahih5w general store fr the neighborhood don't try to be anything more or less. >> if you own an older home, consider shopping here. now, on to berkeley. and recycler urban ore. >> the philosophy is save the earth. >> we get things in a chaotic way. our job is to clean them up, put a price tag on them and organize them, that is what trance forms trash into treasure. >> now, page 16 in concord. tart is a bay area based clothing company. >> prices are crazy low. they're usually 50% to 80%. >> tarte known for having something for everyone. >> we don't ship. people ask if i'll ship from texas, new jersey, new york. i just have to say no. you can only come if you're in concord, california. >> back to finney's finds. hotel furniture lick dateors which is what the own
and the driver in that truck was killed. he was 53-year-old michael saab, his home town has not been released. the two people in the mustang were not hurt. detectives are still trying to figure out what caused the crash. >>> a person was hit by an ambulance and injured in san jose around 3:00 this morning at bascome avenue and scott street. police say the ambulance was driving through a green light when a person wearing dark clothing walked into the street. the pedestrian was rushed to the hospital and we have been told he had major head trauma but is expected to survive. >>> the fire district is hiring a consultant to look into a crash that injured a driver and sent three firefighters to the hospital on december first. the firefighters were investigating a none injury crash when an out of control driver hit them and another person who had already pulled off the road. the fir chief says he wants to make sure nothing like that happens again. the chief says the report will take 60 days to complete. >>> and police say drunk driving numbers p up this month in comparison to last december. the cali
pick. he has yet to catch a pass and randy moss and michael crabtree will also be in the mix. >> we are ready and start a great career i am willing roof for ready mawson michael truck tree. i do not want i am willing to-route- he is a great player with the speed, quickness and you want to get the ball in his hands. >> i will maintain my composure. just do what i do best. >> if the niners beat cardinals, they will also have a two-seat. however, to roll pri to seat-a two-seed wild if the niners beat the cardinals. if i could weigh in for just a second it does not make any sense to start however, prior has not palyed much but i say give pryor a shot and the warriors leading the jazz with curry doing well and the clippers won last night over the nuggets and the best team... billy crestal is the biggest fan. newcastel javiar hernandez to give manchester a victory now a 7 point lead following manchester askgary@kron4.com will be next week, gary willl be back next week... see you at 9 8
great sound for your home. michael finney and consumer reports ahead with the money saving option if you are tight on cash. >>> we continue to track showers across the bay area. mike will be back with your forecast and what to expect for the morning commute. >>> good morning i'm katie marzullo in for kristen sze this morning. >>> i'm eric thomas. it is the day after christmas. it means more rain. >>> good morning. live doppler, scattered pockets of showers light
is a great time to buy a new car. michael finney and consumer reports are ahead with why you need to look at more than the car's sticker price. >>> gá5l thursday morning. breaking news from the east bay, police in walnut creek have>b[i@ shot someone. >> police held a news conference they confirm one person has been shot and killed by police officers who were responding to a 911 call creek side drive near]4rpyrlq! main not'zx:h#prrç! from a high school. one person has been fatally shot by officers. no officers were injured. investigators on the scene with someone from the d.a.'s office. amy hollyfield, is at the police station now. expected around:30 where police could announce new details, more coming up. >>> right now, 6 a.m.,[p" a chk on the weather, how long we >>> good morning. here's a look at live doppler dropping moisture just picking up dry aie-ax we are starting off with cloudy conditions around the bay, mid 40s by noon, partly cloudy to mostly
. inouye died a week ago at accepts total responsibility senator michael crapo was arrested in virginia shortly after midnight, saturday night. alexandria police say the idaho republican ran a red light, then failed several field sobriety tests. police say crapo's blood alcohol level was point-one- one ; the legal limit for drivers in virginia is point-oh-eight. in a statement released by his office, crapo said he was -- quote -- "deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this limit in virginia. the deputy police chief says an investigation is underway to determine whether the killing was intentional or accidental. it was not known whether the victim was a military orthe nato military command says it's looking into the bay area's favorite way the biggest parties and heenan and gary radnich. in national news. demonstrators marched over participated in the march. protestors stopped in the middle of the iconic bridge to read the names of the children and adults killed at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. as the debate over how to happened in newtown connecticut continues. th
. >> the pressure will be on. no do-overs for this one. nancy, i want to turn to michael crapo and his dui. what kind of details are emerging on that? >> reporter: we're told senator crapo had a blood alcohol level of .110. he was pulled over early saturday morning in alexandria virginia, just outside of washington, d.c. when he ran a red light. he was given a field sobriety test. he failed, so he was arrested and charged with dui and booked. he was released on $1,000 bond and has a court date later next month. he's a 61-year-old senator in his third term from idaho. he released a statement saying he's very sorry to his family and his constinuents. >> nancy cordes, thank you so much. >>> prince harry is believed to have killed his first taliban fighter while serving in afghanistan. the incident reportedly happened a few weeks after harry arrived in september. he's serving as a gunner on an apache helicopter. >>> the new york daily news says the hero lifeguard who rescued six people during superstorm sandy died over the weekend. 23-year-old dylan smith drowned in a surfing
. >> it's a mess. >> as a funnel cloud came from mobile joe michael love shot this video from his home. >> what was that? >> that's transformers. >> i'm at my son's high school it's pretty destroyed. all of the portable classrooms are gone. >> reporter: and no serious injuries reported here but it is daylight and crews are now back out assessing the situation. >> thank you, the rough weather is affecting travel across the country. more than 500 flights were cancels onled on christmas day. tiffany wilson is in oxford ohio. the snow started falling around 5:00 this morning, you see the blows have just gone through, we have a couple inches of snow blizzard like conditions are expected throughout the day. gusts of win 30 to 40 miles per hour. it makes it feel like the snow is stinging your face. drivers say the conditions are terrible. >>> all right, let's bring bring in jeff for the weather, what is the latest on the storms? >> it's in the earn part of the country. we're expecting the severe weather threat to shift to the east today. i want to punch this full so you ca
about a movie that depicts the raid that killed osama bin laden. michael mo rel, the acting director of the c.i.a. sent out a statement to employees yesterday, saying that zero dark thirty is not historically accurate. the c.i.a. and pentagon and senators diane fine stein and john mccain have been extremely critical of the pictures depicting terrorists. and they say torture did not lead to the capture and killing of osama bin laden. >>> an early christmas prevent for the oakland zoo. the big -- an early christmas present for the oakland zoo and the way they will spend it. >> a brief break in the steady rain this morning. we will have a look at what you can expect coming up. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> anyone who loves to spend time at san franc
waiting at a bus stop. the car ended up crashing into a sign outside a michael's arts and crafts store. a 7-year-old girl and a 28-year-old woman were killed. two other victims are in the hospital with critical injuries. although police detained the 45-year-old driver, they say there is a lack of intent or negligence. >>> there are a series of new driving rules in california at the start of the new year. motorists can text on their phones while driving, as long as they use voice-operated hands-free technology. safety experts disapprove of that new law. each year, some 5500 people are killed in crashes that involve distracted drivers. >>> there are numerous driving laws taking effect on january 1st. currently, motorists suspected of driving under the influence have the option of taking a breath, blood, or urine test. the urine test is being eliminated. there will also be new statewide standards for red light cameras, as well as an amber alert for seniors. the silver alert system is for missing people older than 65. >>> law enforcement will be out in full force this weekend to make sure
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